John abraham Biography

John Abraham FilmographyJohn Abraham has very enticing personality and is admired by many fans especially the females. He is certainly the hottest star in the Indian film industry.

 He took entry in the Indian entertainment industry as a handsome model and has come a long way to make a unique reputation for himself in the Bollywood.

John is often termed as pin-up boy and was selected as the 'Sexiest actor of Bollywood. He is considered a youth idol and girls are allured to him.   

John belongs to Mumbai and was born on 17th December 1972. His father is a Christian architect from Alwaye, Kerala, and his mother, Phiroza Irani, a Parsi from Mumbai. His Parsi name was Farhan, but his father changed it to ‘John’.  He has a younger brother, Alan.

John completed his basic education from Bombay Scottish School. He was brilliant student in school and was captain of the soccer team. He joined Jai Hind College to complete graduation in economics and then completed his Masters at Mumbai Educational Trust.

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He joined as a Media Planner at Enterprise-Nexus, an Ad agency in Mumbai. According to reports, one day a model did not turn up for shoot and John got the chance to fit his place. With this he started his career in modelling.  

John Abraham actually began his acting career when he was offered a role by the producer Pritish Nandy. Though the project was shelved after some shooting, it gave John the opportunity to hone his acting talents.   

John made his debut in Indian film industry with Jism, released in 2003 for which he got huge appreciation. After that the talented star appeared in films such as Saaya’ (2003), ‘Aetbar’ (2004) and ‘Paap’ (2004) but these films did not do well.

John gained huge fame in ‘Dhoom’ (2004), which was a runaway success and his villainous role of ‘Kabir was highly praised. Other films of John like; Kaa’, Viruddh, Water and Garam Masala were average. In ‘Garam Masala,’ John played a comic role and was praised by the audiences. In ‘Water,’ he gained critical appreciation.  

In 2006, John Abraham appeared in "Rockstars Concert", along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

In acting career, John gave many super hit movies such as; ‘Dhoom’, 'Jism', 'Dostana' ‘New York’.  The success of these movies gave him huge popularity and he has become well established star in Indian Cinema.

In August 2013, John Abraham was seen as an actor-producer in the movie “Madras Cafe.” His is role as an undercover officer was much appreciated, though the film courted controversies.

John has been honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood. In his personal life, John had a long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu but recently they had a break-up. John is fond of bikes and he loves to ride them.

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John Abraham plans 'cracker-free' Diwali

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor John Abraham says he is going to celebrate a "cracker-free" Diwali, and will ensure he sticks to his skin and body care regime. View More..

Wanted proper release date for 'Parmanu', says John

    Updated On : Oct 03,2017   11:30 am
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is currently busy with his production "Parmanu : The Story of Pokhran", says that the release of the film is postponed because the makers wanted a proper date. View More..

Reading people's minds through their writing (Feature, with images)

    Updated On : Oct 02,2017   12:20 pm
Bengaluru, Oct 2 (IANS) From a young age, Aditi Surana could identify people's behavioural traits from their writing strokes. Honing this special ability, she has emerged as a "graphologist" -- with testimonials from the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Naseeruddin Shah and former President Pratibha Patil. And she has learnt use her talent to help people with their relationships, anxiety disorders and health issues. View More..

Maradona to kick-off football conclave in city during visit

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona will kick off a football conclave on October 3 in the presence of a clutch of current and former stars of the ilk of I.M. Vijayan, Sunil Chhetri and Bhaichung Bhutia. View More..

Paritosh Tripathi back on 'Super Dancer Chapter 2' (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 11,2017   2:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Actor Paritosh Tripathi will be back as the host of the upcoming second season of dance based reality show "Super Dancer Season 2". View More..

Training celebrities not difficult: Leena Mogre

    Updated On : Sep 10,2017   7:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Leena Mogre says training celebrities is not difficult as they are very committed towards their fitness. View More..

Ankit Raj open to reality shows

    Updated On : Sep 06,2017   5:26 pm
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) "Ishqbaaaz" actor Ankit Raj says that he would like to participate in reality shows like "Fear Factor" and "Survivor". View More..

Pooja Bhatt spends quality time with father (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Aug 27,2017   1:00 pm
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says her inheritance is the time spent with her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. View More..

I've a genuine interest in learning Urdu: Jacqueline Fernandez

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   6:38 pm
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) She has Sri Lankan roots, grew up in Bahrain and is now loving her life in Bollywood. Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she has embraced everything that Mumbai has to offer and now she has a keen interest to learn the "beautiful" Urdu language. View More..

John Abraham bats for home-grown footballers rather than signing 30-plus legends

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   12:16 pm
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor and owner of Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC, John Abraham, believes in grooming for home-grown footballers, rather than signing 30-plus have-been international stars. View More..

Tarun Mansukhani starts writing his next film

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Director Tarun Mansukhani has started writing his next, but has not revealed the genre of the film. View More..

Shoojit Sircar has 'no clue' about film with SRK

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   4:48 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar says that he is tied up with Varun Dhawan-starrer "October" and that reports about him planning to collaborate with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on a film are wrong. View More..

Looking good all the time can be tedious for artists: John Abraham

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   6:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham says that looking good all the time is not an easy job for an artist and hence he makes sure that he follows his skin care ritual religiously. View More..

People must realise movies are fictional, not real: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jul 31,2017   5:58 pm
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is actively involved in spreading awareness about social issues in India, says people need to realise that films are fictional and not real, and realise where to draw the line when it comes to imbibing some facts. View More..

'Drive' to release on Holi 2018

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   5:38 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez's upcoming film "Drive" has been locked for release on March 2, next year, which happens to be Holi, the festival of colours. View More..

'Parmanu' is based on true story: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham, who is coming up with a film "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran", says that it's entertaining but based on a true story. View More..

'Beauty conscious' Indian men boost skincare market (Feature)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   1:25 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Whether it is workplace competition, a growing urge to appear well groomed, or increased visibility of metrosexual men in pop culture, a melange of social and cultural factors are driving Indian men to break stereotypes and opt for skincare products -- giving, in the process, a boost to the skin care market, say experts. View More..

NorthEast United launch residential youth football academy

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   7:14 pm
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Wednesday took an initiative to nurture football talent across the eight states of the north-east region by launching its own residential youth academy. View More..

NorthEast United appoints Joao de Deus as head coach

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   8:28 pm
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Monday announced the signing of Portuguese coach Joao Carlos Pires de Deus for the 2017-18 Indian Super League (ISL) season. View More..

Diana Penty 'excited' about her military look in 'Parmanu'

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   11:58 am
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After portraying a simple Meera in "Cocktail" and a fun Happy in "Happy Bhaag Jayegi", actress Diana Penty is now excited to play a military officer in the upcoming film "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran". View More..